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Thursday, March 27, 2008
UPDATED MARCH 28
Questions or comments? Ph: (604) 737-3177 Email: email@example.com
Highlights from this issue:
- BC Athletics office closed for regular business March 26th –
- FREE DESKS from BC Athletics
- 2008 BC Team Selection Criteria
- Harry Jerome Scholarship application information
- Willi Krause – Celebration of Life
- IAAF World Cross Country Championships this weekend
- BC 8K Championships information
- BCA Summer Student Employment Opportunity
FROM THE BCA OFFICE
Due to our move, BC Athletics will be closed for regular business
Wednesday March 26th until Wednesday April 2nd.
For any urgent matter during this time, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org,
or 604-737-3177 (until March 31st) and 604-333-3556 (as of April 1st).
Thank you very much for your patience in the matter, and we apologize
for any inconvenience.
Juvenile Membership Category Name Changed
On March 8, 2008 the BCA Board of Directors voted to officially change
the "Juvenile" membership category to "Youth". This
change brings us in line with the IAAF membership categories.
BC Athletics has 5 Desks to give away.
Sizes – all measurements in inches:
- T&F Tech Mgrs desk – 72W x 36D x 29 ½ H – 2 sets of drawers
- Accounting desk – 58 ½ W x 29 ¾ D x 29 ¼ H – 1 set of drawers
- Rd/XC Tech Mgrs desk – 62W x 30D x 28 ½ H & Run off 42W x 18D
x 25 ½ H - 1 set of drawers
- Run Jump Throw Coord desk – 60W x 30D x 30H – 2 sets of drawers
- CEO desk – 66W x 35 ¾ D x 29H (guaranteed to hold a lot of paper)
– 2 sets of drawers
Take 1, 2, 3, 4 or all 5.
All desks are various shades of brown and are in good working
Requirements for those wanting one of these desks:
- Move the desks from 1367 West Broadway, Ste 206 no later than
Monday, March 31/08
First come first served basis. Please contact us by Friday, March 28 to
reserve your desk, by email email@example.com
or phone 604-737-3173 and let us know when you will be by to pick it up.
These are only available until Monday, March 31/08.
Thanks very much.
Harry Jerome Scholarship Award
This award is administered by BC Athletics and financed by the
Vancouver Foundation. The regular competition for this award will close at
4:30pm on May 16th this year
Eligible applicants must be residents of British Columbia and
matriculating students progressing to full-time post secondary study.
Scholarship(s) will be awarded to individual(s) who: have demonstrated
exceptional ability and show considerable promise in Track & Field,
Road or Cross Country Running (Athletics); demonstrate financial need;
have attained an acceptable academic record and; have demonstrated
qualities of character and leadership.
Award amount is based on available funding from the Vancouver
- Submit a brief biographical letter noting family background,
educational history and plans, as well as career or vocational
- Provide three letters of reference, one from each of: the principal,
Track & Field coach, and other appropriate sources.
- Submit a verified statement of marks or academic transcript.
- Complete and submit the application and Athletics (Track &
Field, Road and Cross Country Running) Achievements forms.
The award(s) will be announced by the time of the BC High School Track
& Field Championships.
The award will be paid to the student's account at his/her place of
study upon confirmation of registration. The award will be applied first
to fees and subsequently to other appropriate educational expenses.
Applications should be addressed to:
HARRY JEROME SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Suite 190B 3820 Cessna Dr
Vancouver BC V7B 0A2
Application and Achievement form can be found at: www.bcathletics.org/hjschol.htm.
Willi Krause – Celebration of Life
A Celebration of Life to honour Willi Krause will be held on Saturday,
July 19, 2008 at 1 pm. The location will be the Trail Fieldhouse in Trail,
Information on donations in Willi’s honour will be announced once
they are known.
BC Athletics is moving on March 31st!
As of April 1, 2008 the new address will be:
190B 3820 Cessna Dr.
Phone: (604) 333-3550
Fax: (604) 333-3551
Brian McCalder – President/CEO (604) 333-3552
Maurice Wilson – Technical Manager Road & Cross Country Running
Thelma Wright – Run Jump Throw Program Coordinator (604) 333-3554
Jessica Olfert – Administrative Assistant, Run Jump Throw Administrator
Track and Field Technical Manager (604) 333-3555
Ron Bunting – Coaching Education firstname.lastname@example.org
Sam Collier – Manager Registration and Membership Services (604)
Accounting (604) 333-3557
All email addresses will remain as they are.
2008 WHEELCHAIR ATHLETICS CLINIC
Saturday April 12 & Sunday April 13, 2008
9:00am - 4:00pm
Hansworth Secondary School
1044 Handsworth Road, North Vancouver.
NEW THIS YEAR:
- One-On-One Nutrition Counselling (with Jenn Krempian)
- Hands-On Strength and Conditioning (with Steve Ramsbottom)
- On Track Mental Training Skills (with Rob Roy)
- Dartfish Analysis -Stroke and Acceleration (with Michelle Wyngaarden)
As well as…
Exercise equipment to take home, WC Race
Series Season Overview, Food and Great draw prizes!
***Don’t forget to bring rain gear, water & your helmet!***
REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00
Subsidies are available for out of town coaches/athletes as well as
subsidies for those with financial need. Please Pre-Register by April 4,
For more information or to register:
Contact James at 604-616-7106 or
BC Wheelchair Sports at 604-737-3191
(604-333-3525 After April 1, 2008)
Approved Meets for JD Awards and All Time Top 10 Listings
The following meets have been approved by the JD Committee for All Time
Top 10 listings and for JD Awards. If any Club would like to have their
meet(s) added to this list please submit the name of your meet by APRIL 1,
2008 for approval at the next JD Committee meeting. If a meet is not
approved for the above purposes an athlete will not be able to use results
obtained for awards or All Time Top 10 listings. Only sanctioned meets may
BC JD Track and Field Championships
BC JD Pentathlon Championships
BC Summer Games (even years)
BC Midget Event (BCSG alternate meet)
Trevor Craven Memorial Meet, Burnaby.
Jesse Bent Memorial, Coquitlam
Pacific Invitational, Langley
** Track City Classic, Eugene
** Classy Classic, Seattle
Jack Brow Memorial, Kelowna
Spruce Capital, Prince George
Kamloops Centennial, Kamloops
George Dean Meet, Sidney
Eagle Classic, Maple Ridge
Cougars Invitational, Courtenay
Bob Dailey Invitational, Port Alberni
Elwood Wylie Meet, Nanaimo
Dogwood Meet, Victoria
Garriock Invitational, Duncan
Nat. Legion T and F Championships
NorWesters Elementaries Meet, Burnaby.
Junior Olympics, Surrey
BC Elementary Championships, Richmond
BC Interior Championships (provisional)
Island Pentathlon and Throws Meet
** Athletes competing in US Meets must present a certified copy of meet
Canadian Olympic Committee Calls for Applications for the 2008 Carol
Anne Letheren Leadership and Sport Scholarship
VANCOUVER, February 19, 2008 – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC)
is now accepting applications for the 2008 Carol Anne Letheren Leadership
and Sport Scholarship.
The scholarship is a national, three-year, $1,500 per year, university
award presented to one outstanding female high school graduate. The award
is named in honour of the late Carol Anne Letheren (1942-2001), former
chief executive officer of the COC.
The Carol Anne Letheren Leadership and Sport Scholarship is given to a
female student (Canadian citizen or permanent resident) presently enrolled
at a Canadian high school or CEGEP (private or public) in her graduating
year and applying to a Canadian university or college in business, sport
management, marketing, physical education or related fields. In addition
to demonstrating qualities and personal values that personify the Olympic
values, the eligible candidate will have a minimum grade average of 85% in
her final year of high school. She will also be an accomplished athlete in
high school, community or provincial level competitive sport(s). Please
note that athletes competing at the national level (junior and senior)
will be given preference.
To learn more on how to apply please visit www.olympic.ca/EN/funding/letheren_award.shtml.
Applications must be received at the COC Vancouver office by mail by 5:00
p.m. PST, April 11, 2008. Selections will be made shortly thereafter and
the successful candidate(s) will be notified by May 23, 2008.
For more information:
Canadian Olympic Committee
Phone: (416) 324-4146
Cell: (416) 806-3949
2008 Track & Field Results - ACDirect Results Management System
Beginning in 2008 all Track & Field results will be centralized
through the ACDirect Results Management Systems. The document found at the
link below is a draft of how the system will work and what the procedures
will be. This is not a final document but will give Meet Directors and
idea of how results will be handled.
With this system a national results program will be developed assisting
greatly in provincial and national rankings, archiving results etc. There
will be more information available in the near future and this information
will be circulated as soon as the BC Athletics office receives it.
Once you have had a chance to look the draft document over please get
back to the BC Athletics office with any comments you may have on the
If you have any comments or questions please contact:
Ph: (604) 737-3177
BC Athletics 2008 Club Memberships
The club membership period runs from January 1st to December 31st each
year. There is a 3 month grace period provided because of the various
times that clubs have for their members renew. The grace period ensures
that the club's liability policy is in place as the club gets organized
for the upcoming year. Club Membership applications and renewals must be
received in the BC Athletics office no later than March 31st.
The forms are available at the following link (Club memberships can not
be renewed through ACDirect at this time):
**IMPORTANT: 2008 Track
& Field, Cross-Country Fixtures**
Please submit all 2008 Track and Field and Cross-Country Fixtures AS
SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Track & Field Submission form can be found here:
Cross Country Submission form can be found here:
Canada takes on the world at 36th IAAF World Cross Country
OTTAWA – The Canadian World Cross Country team will line up against
athletes from 69 other countries at the 36th International Association of
Athletics Federations World Cross Country Championships taking place this
weekend (Sunday March 30) in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Four races will be held at Holyrood Park as part of the championships.
A senior men’s 12km and senior women’s 8km, as well as a junior men’s
8km and junior women’s 6km.
Senior Women - 8km course
Alex Becker Guelph, ON
Suzanne Binne-Huse Winnipeg, MB
Lisa Harvey Calgary, AB
Erin MacLean Timberlea, NS
Elizabeth Wightman Unionville, ON
Senior Men - 12km course
Joël Bourgeois Grand-Digue, NB
Trevor Caldwell Mississauga, ON
Colin Fewer Harbour Main, NL
James Gosselin South Porcupine, ON
Alex Hutchinson Toronto, ON
Spencer Morrison Vancouver, BC
Derek Nakluski Kitchener, ON
Cleve (Michael)Thorson Port Elgin, ON
Dylan Wykes Kingston, ON
Junior Women - 6km course
Lindsay Carson Cambridge, ON
Paula Findlay Edmonton, AB
Tamara Jewett Toronto, ON
Geneviève Lalonde Moncton, NB
Kendra Schaaf Craven, SK
Danelle Woods Ottawa, ON
Junior Men - 8km course
Mohammed Ahmed St. Catharines, ON
Peter Corrigan Calgary, AB
Matthew Hughes Oshawa, ON
Aleksandr Kuternin Toronto, ON
Matthew Leeder Brockville, ON
Nyial Majock Calgary, AB
David Christiani – Head Coach Toronto, ON
Melissa Dowling – Manager Ottawa, ON
Jane Freure – Physiotherapist London, ON
Richard Gregory – Athletic Therapist Montreal, QC
Thelma Wright – Team Leader Vancouver, BC
Sheila Reid from Newmarket, ON was originally named to the team but has
had to pull out from competition due to an injury. She has been replaced
by Tamara Jewett of Toronto.
A large component of the team heading to Scotland was recently in
Orlando, Florida at the 4th NACAC Cross Country Championships. Canada
dominated the North America, Central America and Caribbean Championships
winning three individual titles, five medals of a possible twelve, and
three of the four team awards (see March 1st coverage of the NACAC
Championships - www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=499)
Athletics Canada names Olympic Games staff
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today the staff which will
accompany the athletics team to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
While Chief High Performance Officer Martin Goulet will oversee the
project, the team will be led in Beijing by Head Coach Les Gramantik.
Gramantik was an event coach in Athens at the last Olympic Games (in
2004), more recently he led the Canadian athletics team to 12 medals at
the 2007 Pan American Games, 2 medals at the 2007 World Championships and
1 medal this past weekend at the World Indoor Championships.
Athletics Canada’s Olympic Trials will take place in Windsor,
Ontario, July 3 to 6. The team will then be officially announced on the
morning of July 7.
Members from BC
Brent Fougner Event Coach Victoria, BC
Wilbour Kelsick Chiropractor Port Moody, BC
Marilou Lamy Head Therapist Vancouver, BC
Gerry Ramogida Chiropractor Aldergrove, BC
Ingrid Ruys-George Village Manager Victoria, BC
For full list of team staff visit: http://athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=510
The selection criteria for the 2008 NACAC Under-23 Championships is now
available on the web: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=251.
The declaration deadline for this event is June 15th, 2008. Please note
that a new online Athlete Declaration Form will be available soon.
Selection Criteria for the 2008 IAAF World Junior Championships have
been posted on the web: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=256.
The Gold Standard
The March edition of the Gold Standard is now available.
In this month's edition:
- Club Optimum and Club d’Athlétisme of Sherbrooke join forces
- Favourite Moment Contest
- U-23 NACAC Championships selection criteria
- World Juniors selection criteria
- 2009 World Marathon Cup project
- AC names World Indoors team
- Almost $2.5 million at stake in Valencia
- Willi Krause, 1909-2008
- Launch of www.runcanada.ca
- 2008 Annual Congress
- Paralympic Games selection criteria
- Zelinka regains Zip
- Christopher establishes new mark
- Felicien and Reed named CSA finalists
- Canadian Championship Series
- Take the Accelerade Challenge
Follow link to view complete edition:
Results from around the Track (and Field)
March 24, 2008 - http://athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=515
Track & Field
2008 BC Team Selection Criteria now posted
15 Year Old, Juvenile, Junior and Senior selection criteria and
standards are now posted at: www.bcathletics.org/main/sportspecific.htm
Athlete Declaration Form & Event/Best Performance is also
My First Trail Race 10K, North Vancouver
1. Jerome Bertrand, 55:29
1. Shannon MacLeod, 1:02:30
My First Trail Race 5K, North Vancouver
1. Geoff MacKay, 21:14
1. Emily Schaeffer, 25:57
BC Athletics 2008 8K Road Running Championship
The BC Athletics 2008 8K Road Running Championship will be held in
conjunction with the Running Room Shaughnessy 8K, hosted by the Lions
Gate Road Runners in Vancouver on Sunday, May 25.
Certified 8K through undulating historic residential streets of
Shaughnessy and Kerrisdale. Start and finish at Kerrisdale Arena, 41st
and East Blvd., Vancouver. Race starts at 8:30am.
Download the entry form and complete race information from here:
Or enter online at: www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=3526
Entry fee is only $15.00 for BC Athletics athlete members. Add $5.00
for race day registration.
The Championship portion of the event is open to all Junior, Senior
and Masters members of BC Athletics. Members must be in good standing as
of May 23, 2008.
Championship Medals will be presented to:
- The first 3 BCA Junior members, men and women (aged 18 or 19 as of
- The first 3 BCA Senior members, men and women (aged 20 plus as of
- The first 3 BCA Masters members, men and women (aged 35 plus as of
Championship Ribbons will be presented to:
- The first 3 BCA Masters members, men and women in each of the
following 8 Masters age categories:
35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70+
National 10K Championships
The BCA Senior 8K champions (men and women), will additionally be
guaranteed a place on the BC Team to the Timex National Road Running
Series Finale in Ottawa on October 18, 2008, provided they prove fitness
by running a qualifying time in a sanctioned, certified event during the
period July 1 to August 31, 2008. Qualifying times are:
Distance Male Female
5 km 15:50 18:45
8 km 26:22 31:20
10 km 33:30 40:00
1/2 Marathon 1:14:05 1:28:30
Marathon 2:36:10 3:06:40
Champions are subject to the General Criteria for Funding Support and
Complete details on the event website: www.lgrr.com/shaughnessy/
Or contact Geoffrey Buttner (604) 739-9182 (evenings and weekends).
Invitation to elite runners: Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run, April 6
Organizers of the Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half Marathon would
like to invite elite runners to the 31st edition of this event, to be held
Sunday April 6th. This is an accurately measured point to point course
from Gibsons to Sechelt with a net downhill (and some challenging uphill
in the middle to keep it interesting). Course will be certified for 2008. Men's event record is 1:09:58 (Nik
Southwell, 2004), 1:18:31 for the women (Katrina Driver, 2007, also winner
in 2006). Graeme Wilson is the defending men's champion for the past 2
Elite runners (open and masters) are invited to apply for complimentary
entry. Cash prizing totalling $1200 is offered for the top 3 overall men
and women and top masters men and women (40+), plus age group prizes from
New Balance and unique awards from a local artisan. In addition, the first
person and first woman at the 1 mile mark each win $50 cash from Gleukos.
To apply please email email@example.com
with brief bio or call 1-877-493-5163. Website is www.foolsrun.com.
Road Race Measurement Seminar
Paul Adams, an AIMS/IAAF Grade “A” Measurer, will be conducting a
Course Measurement Seminar in Port Coquitlam, BC on May 10-11.
Topics to be covered include: The general principals of measurement –
simple calculation exercises – layout of a calibration course –
introduction to the Jones Counter and mounting it on a bike – riding
techniques – bicycle calibration – measurement of a test course.
Participants will qualify as AIMS/IAAF Grade “C” Measurers.
Cost of the seminar is $50.00, plus BCA Officials membership if
applicable. Participants must provide their own bike and Jones Counter
(contact below for details).
For more information and to register, contact:
Maurice Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org,
Paul Adams email@example.com,
For more information on road race measurement in Canada, please refer
Run Jump Throw
Developed by Athletics Canada and presented by BC Athletics, RJT is the
grassroots development program for our sport. This FUNdamentals program
teaches the skills of running, jumping and throwing and the technical
skill progressions for track and field events. It is designed for boys and
girls ages 6-12, has progressions for older athletes, and can be adapted
for special needs.
Upcoming Instructor Certification Workshops
RJT Instructor Workshop
Friday April 11 6-9pm
Saturday April 12 9am-5pm
Sunday April 13 9am-1pm AT APPLE BOWL
(Teachers may attend Friday and Saturday only, but are also welcome on
Okanagan Boys and Girls Club/Martin Ave CC
1434 Graham Rd.
Cost: $200 ($120 for Teachers) – 20% for BCA members
Registration form: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/rjt_ws_apr11.pdf
Teacher Registration form: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/rjt_ws_apr11teacher.pdf
LEVEL 3 COACHING SYMPOSIUM ~ Langley
April 4, 5, 6 2008
Details and registration form:
Upcoming NCCP Level 3 Theory Course – Abbotsford
PacificSport Fraser Valley will be hosting an NCCP Level 3 Theory
course in Abbotsford March 29-30 and April 19-20.
Interested participants can call 604 557 4019 for more information, or
go to www.pacificsport.com and
look at our upcoming events for both information and online registration.
CABC’s member E-News - March 2008 edition
USOC OLYMPIC COACH E-MAGAZINE - Winter 2008
View the USOC Olympic Coach E-Magazine as a Web page:
NEWS FOR OFFICIALS
IAAF Handbooks are now in stock. If you are a Level 2+ official with a
2008 BC Athletics Membership, you will receive one from your Regional
Contact. Memberships must be renewed before March 31, to receive this
Read up on officials news at www.bcathletics.org/main/officials.htm.
Level 1 Officials Workshop
Tuesday April 1, 2008
Semiahmoo Secondary School Library
1785-148 Street, Surrey, B.C.
Hosted By : Ocean Athletics
Course Conductor: Sue Kydd
No Charge, all materials provided
Job / Volunteer opportunities
2008 BC Athletics Student Summer Employment Opportunity
(Supported by: The Canada Summer Jobs Program - Government of Canada
and BC Athletics)
Note: BC Athletics has applied for funding under the Federal Summer
Jobs Program. In anticipation of support BC Athletics invites applications
for the following summer position. (Position may be funding dependent)
Job Position: Programs and Information Assistant
Estimated Length of Employment: 16 weeks
Estimated Starting Date: Earliest possible starting date: Monday, May
Ending Date: Friday, August 29/08
Hours per Day/Week: 7 hrs per day / 35 hrs per week
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Job Location: BC Athletics Office, 3820 Cessna Drive, Ste 190B, Richmond,
Please submit a covering letter of application along with a resume and
3 references to:
BC Athletics, 3820 Cessna Drive, Ste 190B, Richmond, BC V7B 0A2 Fax:
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 25/08 - 4 pm
For Job Description, and Qualifications/Skills please visit: www.bcathletics.org/main/news/summerstudent.htm
Join the Team in Training Coaching Team!
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United States and Canada to help get participants in proper shape to
complete a marathon, half-marathon, century ride or triathlon. They are a
resource for every facet of the TNT experience, from purchasing the right
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their teams to events and are along the race route to encourage and guide
Job Posting: Walk Coach
Job Region: Vancouver
Position Type: Paid and Perks!
Application Deadline: April 1 2008
Start Date: May 1, 08
Job Posting: Run Coach
Job Region: Cloverdale
Position Type: Paid & Perks!
Application Deadline: April 1 2008
Start Date: May 1, 2008
If you're interested in working with a great organization, helping
dedicated volunteers reach their fitness goals, and want to have a good
time, this is a great opportunity for you.
Please send a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
detailing your "sport" experience and desire to work for the
for more details on the program.
Assistant Press Chief Position
2008 Paralympic Summer Games
The Canadian Paralympic is seeking a highly motivated individual for
the volunteer position of Assistant Press Chief for the 2008 Paralympic
Summer Games in Beijing, China.
As the Assistant Press Chief, you will be responsible for logistical
preparations for the Communication Team during the Games, as well as the
management of one of the CPC's media offices, act as a media attaché for
designated sports and any other duties as assigned by the Press Chief.
Deadline for applications is Monday, March 31, 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a detailed
description of how your experience, knowledge and skills relate to the
qualifications listed above, and a cover letter in MS Word format to:
Beijing 2008 Press Chief
We thank all candidates who apply, but only those to be interviewed
will be contacted.
- TIME COMMITMENT: Orientation Seminar (May 2 to 4, 2008 in Toronto)
Full-time in Beijing from approximately Aug. 30 to Sept. 19, 2008
- REPORTS TO: Beijing 2008 Press Chief
- POSITION TYPE: Volunteer
For more information visit: www.paralympic.ca/page?a=228&lang=en-CA
For job opportunities with specific BC Athletics member clubs,
please see the BC Athletics home page under "What's Happening."
USOC OLYMPIC COACH E-MAGAZINE - Spring 2008
- PEAK PERFORMANCE REQUIRES OPTIMAL SLEEP AND ALERTNESS By Mark R.
Rosekind, Ph.D., President and Chief Scientist--Alertness Solutions
- HEAD COACH SELF EVALUATION By Dave Shrock, Modesto Jr. College, Kyle
Coffman, USOC Performance Services Intern, and Catherine Sellers, USOC
- DEVELOPMENT OF EXPLOSIVE POWER: PLYOMETRIC TRAINING By Kimberly
Sanborn, MS, CSCS, Performance Services Strength & Conditioning
Specialist, Endurance Team
- ROUTINES, RITUALS, AND PERFORMING UNDER PRESSURE By Sean McCann,
PhD, Performances Services Sport Psychologist Strength and Power
- THE ROAD OF PORTION CONTROL By Laura Anderson MS, RD
- THE BLOOD LACTATE RESPONSE TO EXERCISE By Krista Austin, PhD,
Manager, USOC Performance Services Laboratory
To view the above articles and others, please visit http://coaching.usolympicteam.com/coaching/kpub.nsf/v/0308
SIRC Newsletter – March 2008
The World’s leading provider of sport information and research
Aboriginal Sport and Fitness
SIRC is pleased to be collecting articles related to Aboriginal sport
and fitness. This past year we identified over 1,200 articles related to
sport and various aboriginal topics. The most prominent subjects included
sport and social aspects, history, health, culture, games/competitions,
women and biographies.
To view the March Newsletter and links to articles visit: www.sirc.ca/newsletters/march08/index.html
New Sport Science articles are posted to the Canadian Athletics
Coaching Centre website every Wednesday. Access can be found at www.athleticscoaching.ca
either through the "Sport Science Articles" link on the main
page or through the sport science page. You can also access the articles
listed above through the weekly "Top Stories" link.
REMINDERS and Quick Links
Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Association of BC Press Releases
To find ASRA News such as Press Releases, Employment Opportunities and
Important Reminders, visit www.asra.ca
PODIUM - Canadian Olympic Committee's Newsletter Vol. 5, Issue 5 is
Managing Risk - Keeping our Sport Safe
In the continuing effort to provide information and tools to assist
member clubs in managing risk and providing a safe environment for
children, youth and adults to train, participate and compete in Athletics
(Road Running, Track & Field, Race Walking, Cross Country Running,
Marathons, Ultras, Trail and Mtn Running), please find below the link to
the Sport BC website and information on:
- Harassment and Abuse in Sport
- Safety in Sport
- Screening Staff and Volunteers
Management/ Risk Management Main.asp
New Online Drug Database Helps Canadian Athletes Compete Doping-Free
Back issues of the BCAB are available at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm.